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Nursing and Clinical Services Consultant - Health Network Nursing and Clinical Services

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Job Title: Nursing and Clinical Services Consultant | Health Network Nursing & Clinical Services | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls
State: SD
Department : Health Network Nursing & Clinical Services - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Varies
Hours Per Shift: Other

Provides clinical leadership, consultation, and access to clinical resources for direct patient resident care departments within each network facility. Responsible for providing professional, technical, clinical expertise to individual network facilities as well as within network administration. Leads and coordinates the implementation of all nursing executive council initiatives across the rural locations. Mentors and orients new nursing leaders to their roles; advises, counsels, and links them to internal and external resources. This role is a key driver of clinical operational change. Provies key hiring attributes in experience in a nursing leadership position in the rural setting. Works in conjunction with executive leadership to establish clinical practice standards and expectations pertinent to rural locations and to provide leadership and consultation in regards to nursing policies, procedures, nursing care delivery models. Effective, ongoing communication to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care including patient experience. Leadership and consultation to clinical services leaders of other patient/resident care departments. Leadership to clinical services professional networking peer groups in collaboration with leaders from within these groups and with leaders. Recommendations for policies, procedures, and standards that describe and guide how the staff provides the appropriate clinical care. Integration and collaboration of nursing with other professional disciplines to achieve mutual patient resident centered and organizational goals. Promotion of a practice environment that empowers staff to provide effective, compassionate and efficient care. Partners to achieve strategic initiatives focused on patient centered, cross continuum care models, clinical quality and financial outcomes. Serves in a representative role through participation in various Health Services Division workgroups. Will promote standardization and alignment of clinical practices and standards utilizing research based protocols and pathways.

Communicates the importance of customer needs/expectations and commits to resolving them. Advocates an enterprise-wide atmosphere to increase morale and maintain persistence in achieving goals. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Promotes an organizational culture that balances individual initiative and team collaboration and sharing of successes. Participates in meetings regarding relevant regulatory considerations and agencies. Monitors compliance with company and government documentation and quality standards. Maintains open communication among project participants and interested parties. Identifies key objectives, phases, and deliverable's of each project within a program.;Ensures staff development is in line with strategic organizational and departmental objectives. Develops a clear, complete understanding of needs and problems through careful listening, probing, reflecting, and summarizing. Coordinates teams across geographic or cultural boundaries to overcome obstacles and achieve goals.

Master's degree in nursing or health care related field preferred. Bachelor's degree in nursing required. Graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).
Demonstrated progressive nursing leadership experience; preference for rural hospital, long-term care, home care, or ambulatory setting experience.
Currently holds an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.

About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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City: Sioux Falls
State: SD
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Varies
Req Number: WD04859